Category: Whats On

Christmas Competitions Coming!

Get Ready for a full month of AMAZING competitions right here on Blantyre Telegraph!! We delighted to announce we have some STUNNING prizes to give away to lucky readers throughout December! How would YOU like to win tablets, smartwatch, Amazon devices, electronic goods, luxury food hampers and more!? We know what a tough year 2020 […]

Blantir Christmas Time Table

Local volunteer group “Chase the Rainbow” have released a festive timetable of fantastic things to get us all in the mood for Christmas! Starting on 30th November with some great Christmas competitions, the fun items lead right up to Christmas Eve. The attached poster offers more information.

LEAP Winter Activity Programme

LEAP are running a Winter Programme to keep people entertained and connected over the next 5 weeks, even more important now we are all in tier 4.! All the activities can be done from the comfort and safety of individuals homes. They have a range of free and paid for activities. LEAP have a host […]

Crossbasket Christmas Shopping & Dining

Get into the festive spirit with a fantastic day afternoon out Christmas Shopping and Dining at the fabulous Crossbasket Castle, High Blantyre! A four day event takes place later this month from 19th – 22nd November. Visit local craft stalls in the James Little Hall, followed by a wonderful lunch or afternoon tea in the […]

Holly Wreath Masterclass

A fantastic open day to learn about creating beautiful Holly Wreaths takes place at Crossbasket Castle on Monday 7th November 2020. Starting at 10am, the masterclass with Posies and Pots costs £65 and includes a luxurious two course lunch in the Castle at the Albert and Michel Roux Jr restaurant.  Snap up your ticket. Reserve […]

Christmas at Heathcliffe Avenue

Christmas has arrived early in Blantyre! With the street lights up in readiness already, there’s one house this evening that’s set to dazzle. The Campaigne househould in Heathcliffe Avenue is lit up with a display thats going to make Santa jealous! The early festive display is up to cheer people on these darker, colder nights. […]

Safe Fireworks Night

Tomorrow is bonfire night and although firework displays are cancelled and outdoor gatherings of more than 6 people prohibited this year, some families may revert to setting off fireworks privately in their gardens. With no organised displays, it’s as important as ever to be safe around fireworks, especially if you’re handling them yourselves. We’ve decided […]

No Outdoor Remembrance Services

A reminder that there are no outdoor remembrance services being held this Sunday in Blantyre. Last month South Lanarkshire Council confirmed that Remembrance Day events were being scaled down or cancelled altogether this year. This week, as the new tier restrictions come into force, the advice is updated. Being in Tier 3 Lanarkshire Covid restrictions, […]